YPFP Executive and Senior Leadership
As the President of Young Professionals in Foreign Policy (YPFP), Jarrel "JP" Price relies on his private sector experience and his lifelong passion for global affairs to help ensure that YPFP will thrive as the organization enters its second decade. Jarrel first joined YPFP in 2007 and he believes that the group's mission of fostering the next generation of foreign policy leaders has never been more important.
In 2014, Jarrel launched The Park Advisors Group, which helps its public and private sector clients manage investment risks in frontier and post-conflict markets. The Park Advisors Group has offices in Washington, London, and Abu Dhabi.
Prior to Park Advisors, Jarrel led a team of analysts at the U.S. Department of Defense's Task Force for Business and Stability Operations (TFBSO) focused on facilitating foreign direct investment in Afghanistan's energy sector. Prior to TFBSO, Jarrel was a Partner at Height Analytics, a Washington, DC-based policy research firm and investment bank that he helped launch in January 2009.
Jarrel is a frequent contributor to a wide variety of national media outlets, including CNBC, Bloomberg News, Wall Street Journal, Time Magazine, and National Public Radio. Jarrel graduated Magna Cum Laude from Hamilton College with a B.A. in Honors Government. Jarrel and his wife, a fitness entrepreneur, reside with their son in Arlington, Virginia.
Fabio Bauer is the Executive Director of YPFP Brussels. In this role, he leads the branch and its long-term planning and strategic development, in addition to representing the branch within the wider Brussels community.
Fabio is a Talent Development Specialist in an American HR global advisory firm. He moved to Brussels after a successful career in Peru as economist at Weber Shandwick - Apoyo. He was also a Fellow from the Global Competitiveness Leadership Programme hosted by the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University.
A joint Belgo-Peruvian, Fabio holds a MA in Economics from the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (PUCP) and a MA in Political Science from the Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB). Fabio speaks fluent English, French, Spanish and Portuguese.
Katie oversees internal staff management and works alongside the Executive Director in the long-term planning and strategic development of the branch. She previously served as Social Media Officer and as Deputy Director of Communications and Marketing for YPFP Brussels.
Katie is from the UK and spent nine years studying Classics at the University of Oxford (with a year at the Ecole normale supérieure in Paris as an exchange student), emerging in 2013 with a doctorate on the work of the Roman historian Tacitus. She has published academic articles on Roman history and historiography and, while her interests now extend to contemporary politics, foreign policy and communications, also writes fairly regularly about potential parallels between the ancient past and the present day.
She came to Brussels in early 2015, initially to work at the European Economic and Social Committee, one of the EU's component institutions. After a spell in the private sector, she is currently Web Editor at the European Commission's Directorate-General for Energy. Outside work, she enjoys making the most of Brussels' many transport links to the rest of Europe, and back in the UK created and ran a successful restaurant blog for three years.
Jerry Doran is the Executive Director of YPFP New York. He serves as a staff and member liaison in addition to directing planning and development with the Managing Director and managing partnerships with external organizations.
Jerry has been a member of YPFP since 2009 - with the Washington, DC branch before the New York branch. In New York, he was most recently the Deputy Director of Communications, managing the branch's social media outreach and publicity strategy.
In his day job, Jerry works in digital communications for the Open Society Foundations, a global human rights organization, where he manages the Foundations' social media and online campaigns. Originally from Chicago, he earned a BA in Economics and German from Northwestern University and has lived in Germany, Turkey and India. In his free time, Jerry enjoys traveling, learning languages (working on Portuguese currently), music and fitness.
Kristin Lewis is the Managing Director for YPFP New York, where she oversees internal staff management and works alongside the Executive Director in the long-term planning and strategic development of the branch. She previously was director of programming for YPFP NY.
Outside YPFP, Kristin is the Director of Membership and Operations at the Partnership for a New American Economy, a coalition of political and business leaders united in making the economic case for streamlining, modernizing, and rationalizing the U.S. immigration system.
Between 2008 and 2014, Kristin held several positions at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR), including her most recent role as Associate Director of CFR's Task Force Program. Previously, she worked for the Ohio Arts Council, the state's arts agency, in the Office of Arts Learning.
Kristin holds an MBA from Columbia Business School and a Master of International Affairs from Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs, where she also served as Senior Editor of the Columbia Journal of International Affairs. Kristin also attended The Ohio State University, where she earned a BA in political science and a BFA in dance.
Antony Underwood is the Executive Director of YPFP London, where he is responsible for developing and implementing the branch’s overall strategy while overseeing its Membership, Partnerships, Programming and Communications teams. He has been with YPFP London since 2013, working in a number of positions in the Communications team prior to his appointment as Executive Director in November 2016.
Antony’s career has been spent working for the UK Government in a number of roles in the Prime Minister’s Office and Cabinet Office. A native of the capital, he has a BA in History and Politics from the University of Nottingham and an MA in the History of International Relations from the London School of Economics.